Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists


60th Percentile Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
E-Mail: info@cbcfinc.org
1720 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-236-2800
Fax: 202-775-0773
"As envisioned by its founders, the CBCF's mission is to serve as the non-partisan policy oriented catalyst that educates future leaders and promotes collaboration among legislators, business leaders, minority-focused organizational leaders, and organized labor to effect positive and sustainable change in the African American community. To that end, the CBCF has worked to broaden and elevate the influence of African Americans in the political, legislative and public policy arenas." (http://www.cbcfonline.org/Background.html)
60th Percentile Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
1090 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-4928
Phone: 202-789-3500
Fax: 202-789-6390
"The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies informs and illuminates the nation's major public policy debates through research, analysis, and information dissemination in order to: improve the socioeconomic status of black Americans and other minorities; expand their effective participation in the political and public policy arenas; and promote communications and relationships across racial and ethnic lines to strengthen the nation's pluralistic society." [THINK TANK] (http://www.jointcenter.org/mission/index.html)
  NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
99 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-965-2200
Fax: 212-226-7592
NAACP LDF "main program areas are education, civic participation, economic access, affirmative action, and criminal justice. Although LDF works primarily through the courts, its strategies include advocacy, educational outreach, legislation monitoring, coalition building and policy research. Additionally, it provides scholarships for exceptional African-American students." (http://www.naacpldf.org/welcome/ataglance.html)
10th Percentile
Rates Congressional Members
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
4805 Mt. Hope Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: 877-NAACP-98, 410-521-4939
Fax: 410-486-9257
"The primary focus of the NAACP continues to be the protection and enhancement of the civil rights of African Americans and other minorities." (http://www.naacp.org/work/index.html)
30th Percentile National Urban League
E-Mail: info@nul.org
120 Wall St.
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Fax: 212-344-5332
"The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power and civil rights." (http://www.nul.org/about/mission.htm)
30th Percentile Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
E-Mail: info@rainbowpush.org
1002 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20007-3601
Phone: 202-333-5270
Fax: 202-728-1192
"The National Rainbow/PUSH Coalition (RPC) is a multiracial, multi-issue, international membership organization founded by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. We're working to move the nation and the world toward social, racial and economic justice. From our national headquarters in Chicago and a bureau in Washington, D.C., we're uniting people of diverse ethnic, religious, economic and political backgrounds to make America's promise of 'liberty and justice for all' a reality." (http://www.rainbowpush.org/about/index.html)